• Short Summary

    Queen Mother pays tribute to Cameron Highlanders as they receive Freedom of Inverness.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Queen Mother (Queen Elizabeth) and Cameron Highlanders receive Freedom of Inverness, Scotland.

    L/S of flag being hoisted up flag pole on parade ground as Cameron Highlanders stand to attention. Several shots of Queen Mother inspecting Cameron Highlanders while military band plays.

    Several sections of speech where Provost pays tribute to Cameron Highlanders and offers them Freedom of Inverness. Crowd gives three cheers. Queen Mother makes speech, paying tribute to the Camerons. She gives them congratulations and good will from all ranks of the Black Watch, whose Colonel in Chief she is. She talks of the tribute conveyed on her today that she shares with the Camerons (Freedom of Inverness), meaning she will now share a very special association and affection with this regiment.

    Crowd applauds and everyone stands for national anthem (only opening strains heard). Shots of Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band marching and playing on parade ground, followed by march past.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:54:00 / 01:35:23:00
    UN 2549 B

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